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What’s The Average Cost of Moving?
Most local move under 100 kilometers cost $80–$100 per hour for two movers; $120-165 per hour for three movers. So local movers are priced on the size of your home. Averaging between ~$650 to ~$1,500.
While a long-distance move is significantly more expensive. On average, it costs $2,000–$5,000 per move for more than 100 kilometers and have more factors to consider like weight, point of origin and final destination.
Both local and long distance moves are usually equipped with a truck, moving blankets and all the necessary moving equipment.
It’s very important to ask your relocation specialist what’s included with your move. As well as your coverage options.
|HOME SIZE||~WEIGHT POUNDS||TOTAL HOURS||ESTIMATED COST|
|1 bedroom||2000-3500||3 to 5||$400 to $600|
|2 bedroom||3501-5000||5 to 7||$500 to$700|
|3 bedroom||5001-10000||7 to 10||$600 to $1000|
|4 bedroom||1200||10+||$800 to $2000|
How Are Moves Calculated
There are a number of factors to consider when trying to get the cost of moving.
- Are you moving locally or long distance?
- Do you need storage during your relocation?
- Do you want to have packers or will you take care of your own packing?
Other Factors Included In Moving Costs
Your Location: Do you live in an apartment or condo without an elevator or is your building not accessible requiring more walk time from the exit to the moving truck. Can the moving truck dock directly at your home or does your move require a satellite truck to taxi your belongings to a larger truck. If you’re moving somewhere accessible via ferry there are also surcharges.
High Demand Season: Moving from May to August is the peak season for moving companies so if your move out and move-in dates are strict during high season the price may vary. Be sure to plan in advance as last-minute moves vary in costs.
Dropping Off Items: Should you decided to drop off some of your items at another location other than the final destination expect to pay more as the labor fees are by the hour.
Moving Any special items: Need to move a piano, car(s), boats, art? Be prepared to pay more for moving those special items.
We recommend you contact one of our relocation specialists for pricing to ensure you’ve factor all details associated with moving.
Canada Moving – Since 1890
Our team of professional movers are equipped to offer you full service moving including packing services, custom crating, piano moving, senior moving (parent or loved one), and even vehicle and car moving.
- Storage Solutions – We have Do-It-Yourself Container Moving or Warehouse Storage options if want to tackle your move yourself.
- Protection Insurance (Valuation) – That added Security when moving your priceless valuables. Want Added Protection?
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We know every residential move comes with its unique challenges, so hiring professional home movers can make all the difference.
Canada Moving has a great track record for all types of moves; house, apartment, and condominium moving. And we can build a customized moving plan to fit your budget.
The Benefits of Moving with Canada Moving
We go a step above our competitors and build a unique moving plan for all our clients that sets us apart from any other moving company. You can pick and chose the plan that works best for you and your budget.
Just Some of Our Benefits…
- FREE Consultation; Get Online Quote Now
- Guaranteed Price Estimates (Quotes)
- Award-winning Customer Service
- Protection & Insurance (Valuation – Full Protection During Transport)
- Professionals; We’ve Been Moving For More than a Century
- Trained Movers; More than 10 Million Successful Moves
- Your Safe with Canada Moving; All of Our Staff are Bonded
- Upgraded Moving Equipment (padding, runners, and moving blankets)
- Fully Loaded Trucks
- Packing Boxes and Supplies
- Need Help Packing? We Do That Too
- Access to Moving Partners Worldwide *Member of the United Van Lines & Mayflower Canada.
Choose Canada Moving as your residential movers. Our professional and high-quality service can’t be matched.